French keyboard: 5 and % do backspace!!!

Nicolas MONNET nico "at"
Wed, 02 Aug 2000 14:21:53 +0000

Thanks, I had to wipe /etc/X11/xinit/Xmodmap and
/etc/X11/xinit/fixkeyboard (on Mandrake 7.1)

On Wed, 2 Aug 2000, Jonathan Morton wrote:

|Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 13:37:07 +0100
|From: Jonathan Morton <chromi "at">
|Reply-To: vnc-list "at"
|To: vnc-list "at"
|Subject: Re: French keyboard: 5 and % do backspace!!!
|>I have a Windows client (3.3.3R2) connecting to a Linux box (3.3.3+inetd
|>patches), and strangely when he tries to press '5' (shift+'(', sixth key
|>on the top row of the keyboard) it results in a backspace (or
|>delete) being sent. Same for '%' (shift+'y', 12th key on the third row). I
|>can't find anything about this bug, any idea?
|This has been encountered at least twice before, if it hasn't made it into
|the FAQ can someone fix this ASAP?  Meanwhile, search the list archives for
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